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William Richard STONEHUER

Regimental number2759
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCordial manufacturer
AddressBendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Sophia Richards, Katamatite, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Discharge date6 February 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 1 November 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 3 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 6 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 September 1931
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, STONEHUER William Richard

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